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2006: Colorectal Neoplasia in Asia: A Multicenter Colonoscopy Survey in Symptomatic Patients

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Researchers of Asia Pacific Working Group on Colorectal Cancer initiated a multinational multicenter bowel tumor study, 5464 people from Hong Kong, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand had undergone colonoscopy screening. Advanced neoplasm was found in 9.4% of participants. Data shows that gender, age and ethnicity (When compared to Chinese, Japanese and Korean have higher risk) are associated with advanced neoplasm formation.

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